The people of Sisdol started an agitation. They have stated that they will not allow the dumping of garbage if the 18-point demands, including the development of education, health and roads, are not met by December 5. The garbage from Kathmandu Valley has been managed in Sisdol for a long time. Lately, after the Sisdol area has been filled, the waste has been managed in Bancharedanda. The locals have been raising their voice for a long time saying that waste management is being done in a way that will seriously affect the health of the locals.
They demanded that Scientific management of waste, provision of life insurance with full guarantee of human health and development work should be started immediately as per the wishes of the people. The locals demand that the land acquisition should be justified within the affected area on the basis of a limited number of political parties and the affected area should be declared.
They demanded immediate provision for transport, education, health, livestock and child care, accounting for the amount allocated for development for the last 16 years and construction of an 80-bed hospital. They demanded the maintenance of the environment in a natural way as in the past and protection of people, animals and plants from the effects of garbage.
They further kept the point of proper management of the liquid material coming out of the garbage, the land should be acquired by managing the garbage without human habitation and they want to be assured that there will be no explosions in the areas where garbage is managed.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Citizen/Individuals|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Government and civil servants at central level|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|
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